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Best of Las Cruces Guide

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Las Cruces
With the majestic Organ Mountains to the east and the mighty Rio Grande to the west, Las Cruces stands as an oasis at the junction of the I-10 and I-25. New Mexico State University makes its home here, among fine art galleries, informative museums, a lively theater scene and high desert terrain. The sun almost always seems to be shining in Las Cruces, which enjoys on average 350 days of clear blue skies per year, making it the perfect base to explore the breathtaking surrounding area.

All things to do » Things to do

New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum
Attraction type: Natural History Museums; History Museums
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Dripping Springs Natural Area
Dripping Springs Natural Area
Attraction type: Parks
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White Sands Missile Range
White Sands Missile Range
The White Sands Missile Range reminds the visitor of the momentous events of 1945 and how a bomb ended World War II.
Attraction type: Military Bases & Facilities
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Old Mesilla Village
Old Mesilla Village
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University
Attraction type: Educational sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

La Casita Cafe
La Casita Cafe
Ranked #1 of 336 Restaurants in Las Cruces
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Savoy de Mesilla
Savoy de Mesilla
Ranked #2 of 336 Restaurants in Las Cruces
Price: $12 - $24
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Nellie's Cafe
Nellie's Cafe
Ranked #3 of 336 Restaurants in Las Cruces
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
The Shed
The Shed
Ranked #4 of 336 Restaurants in Las Cruces
Cuisines: Southwestern
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Caliche's Frozen Custard
Caliche's Frozen Custard
Ranked #5 of 336 Restaurants in Las Cruces
Price: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Hot Dogs, Fast Food
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Takeout, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

A Day's End Lodge
A Day's End Lodge
$41 - $42
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Century 21 Motel
$43 - $55
Ranked #26 of 33 Hotels in Las Cruces
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Americas Best Value Inn
2.0 of 5
Americas Best Value Inn
$63 - $70
Ranked #4 of 33 Hotels in Las Cruces
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Days Inn Las Cruces
2.5 of 5
Days Inn Las Cruces
$59 - $119
Ranked #7 of 33 Hotels in Las Cruces
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BEST WESTERN Mission Inn
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN Mission Inn
$73 - $106
Ranked #8 of 33 Hotels in Las Cruces
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.